This Week in Jobs: Starting new chapters, new jobs and debt-free starts to the future - DC


May 21, 2019 9:57 am

This Week in Jobs: Starting new chapters, new jobs and debt-free starts to the future

Can we get a new GoT book while we’re at it?

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Editor’s note: Every week we ship an email newsletter featuring the region’s most exciting career opportunities. We’ve lovingly called it This Week in Jobs (aka TWIJ — “twidge.”). Below is this week’s edition. Here’s the last one we published; it’s meant to live in your inbox. Sign up for the newsletter here.

“Between doubt and destiny is action. Between our community and the American Dream is leadership.”
Robert F. Smith, founder of Vista Equity Partners


It’s graduation season!

A big congrats to all of the new graduates! We welcome the class of 2019 as they begin their new chapters, which may lead them to the DMV area — and we know that they will bring nothing but great ideas and energy to our community. If you completed a degree, course or training this year, pat yourself on the back.

In case you haven’t seen it, check out this amazing example of “paying it forward” by investor, philanthropist and founder of Vista Equity Partners Robert F. Smith, as he commits to paying off all the student debt of Morehouse College’s graduating class. Can you imagine the weight lifted?! Make you wanna work for Vista? Check out its job postings here.

The News

Arlington-based consulting firm Accenture has announced the expansion of its digital studio in D.C. Adding a new AI Innovation Hub and Discovery Lab, Accenture plans to grow its digital footprint across different functions. Within our article on the change, Accenture’s team discusses how design, data science and development play a crucial part in their plans, so definitely take a look at its jobs to see if any opportunities match your skills and expertise. Here is a cool opening for a Digital Transformation Manager.

WeWork has also announced its expansion in D.C., with a new office location at 200 Massachusetts Ave. that will be its largest in the district. There are many startups and tech companies that use WeWork as their offices, so you may want to take a tour to see which companies could be a potential employer. Check out WeWork’s list of D.C.-local jobs.

Clean Creative, a startup based in Baltimore, has announced its name change and a $2.5 million seed round. Now called, it plans to grow its adtech and cybersecurity talent, as it continues to protect against malicious ads.

The Jobs

The District

  • The Washington Post is seeking a software engineer with iOS experience.
  • LawIQ is looking for a Data Scientist to join its growing team in energy infrastructure.
  • If you are a cybersecurity professional with a TS/SCI clearance, Insight Engines has an opening for a Technical Support Engineer.
  • Explore the openings from Internet of Things (IoT) experts Leverage. There is a really cool Product Engineer position available, including some other jobs hot on the market. Check them out here.




Hot Tip!

When applying for jobs, you have to analyze the job description and tailor your resume to align with what they’re seeking. Also, always save and send as a PDF and put your name in the file name.
Good example: JoeShmoe_Resume2019.pdf 👍
Bad example: Resume85.doc 👎👎

The End

It seems that we can’t go a day without the upcoming Metro shutdown being in the news, but that’s because it will be a major change for many of you! Be sure to understand the shutdown and how impacts you, especially if you have to travel to Virginia for any interviews or meetings.

Finally, thanks to those of you who took part in our survey last week. We have reviewed the results, and we are eager to make TWIJ work for you! Per your feedback, be on the lookout for more jobs featuring different skill and experience levels, including more focus on data science positions.

Here’s an ad hoc survey that’s going around many water coolers and convos everywhere: What are your thoughts on the final episode of “Game of Thrones“? Some of those Starks definitely got new jobs on Sunday! We’ll leave you to determine whether they were qualified.

No matter what, you can always jump-start your job search anytime, by checking our job listings. Until next time, stay winning!

P.S. Gmail users: If TWIJ is getting sent to your Promotions tab, please take a moment to drag this email to your Primary tab so you’ll never miss out on an opportunity!

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